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Aboriginal tourism to converge on Alice Springs

Just one year after the promulgation of the Larrakia Declaration on March 30, 2012 in Darwin, proposals are now being put in place for the next major gathering of Australian indigenous tourism, this t

Wage structure hampering tourism

Australia’s tourism industry – one of the country’s major employers – is facing many challenges that could impact on jobs.

Tourism Western Australia’s CEO appointment

Tourism Western Australia’s (WA) Board Chairman Kate Lamont has welcomed the appointment of Stephanie Buckland as the new CEO of Tourism WA, as advised by the Public Sector Commission today.

Destination news: Brisbane cleans up after its flood

(eTN) - A citizen volunteer “army” of over 55,000 people have spent the weekend assisting residents affected by last week’s inundation of over 25,000 homes and businesses in Brisbane and the nea

Queensland floods reach apocalyptic proportions

AUSTRALIA (eTN) - The Royal on the Park Hotel in Brisbane, a popular four-star hotel in central Brisbane, opposite the city’s delightful Botanical Gardens, has a small marker near the top of the ent

Australia banks on an Oprah led recovery in tourism during 2011

(eTN) - During the last two months of 2010, Tourism Australia released its strategic plan towards 2020 and hosted TV talk show megastar Oprah Winfrey in December 2010 in a major bid to stimulate touri

Is Australia a safe travel destination?

According to a new report published last week in the Journal of Travel Medicine, Australia is a safe destination for overseas visitors – at least in terms of tourist fatalities by other than natural

High flying tourism attraction launched

(eTN) - Forestry Tasmania claims its new tourist attraction in Northern Tasmania will be the best flying fox of its kind in the world.Yesterday the Premier, Paul Lennon officially launched the Hollybank's Treetop adventure, a 730 metre, tree top tour, just north of Launceston.It has been built at a cost of $850,000.